The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 102 93 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Lync 30 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 1.61% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.21% 7.53% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 13
Average salary £61,250 £47,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.31% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £42,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -12.62%
Lync
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
416 425 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.51% 21.35% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 347 383 361
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region.

Lync Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 48 (90.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (54.72%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) VMware
3 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
4 21 (39.62%) SCCM
5 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
7 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
7 16 (30.19%) ITIL
8 14 (26.42%) NetApp
9 13 (24.53%) EMC
9 13 (24.53%) Incident Management
9 13 (24.53%) 3PAR
9 13 (24.53%) Office 365
10 12 (22.64%) Windows
10 12 (22.64%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
11 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
12 9 (16.98%) SCOM
13 8 (15.09%) MCSE
13 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (13.21%) Citrix
14 7 (13.21%) SLA
14 7 (13.21%) MS Office
14 7 (13.21%) AIX
14 7 (13.21%) Migration
14 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
15 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Office 365
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Skype
2 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications
2 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) SNA
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.89%) MPLS
5 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.89%) VPLS
5 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
General
1 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Consultant
1 12 (22.64%) Technical Leader
2 11 (20.75%) Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Help Desk Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (13.21%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) IT Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Messaging Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) GIS
1 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Statistics
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) AIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Incident Management
3 7 (13.21%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Information Security
5 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.55%) Business Development
5 4 (7.55%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) ITSM
6 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma
7 1 (1.89%) CRM
7 1 (1.89%) QMS
7 1 (1.89%) Product Management
7 1 (1.89%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) MCSE
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) MCSA
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.89%) CCA
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.89%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.89%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.89%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (22.64%) VMware Workstation
4 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.55%) XenApp
5 4 (7.55%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) SCCM
2 9 (16.98%) SCOM
3 5 (9.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (90.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (54.72%) VMware
3 14 (26.42%) NetApp
4 13 (24.53%) EMC
4 13 (24.53%) 3PAR
5 7 (13.21%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) Dell
7 4 (7.55%) Computacenter
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco
8 2 (3.77%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) CommVault
9 1 (1.89%) McAfee
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago